Patents, compulsory license and access to medicines : some recent experiences

KHOR, Martin
Publication Date 
February 2007
15 p

This paper considers the importance of national-level action on policy and practical measures that are needed to ensure poor people have access to medicines. It details examples of the use of Trade-related Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) flexibilities in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Zimbabwe and Ghana

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